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Trick No. 9: Free Memorial Park film screening explores Northern Ontario treaty

Alanis Obomsawin will be on hand for screening of 'Trick or Treaty,' about a 1905 agreement with Northern Ontario First Nations peoples

Sudbury Indie Cinema is holding a free outdoor screening of the 2014 Alanis Obomsawin documentary film Trick or Treaty on Tuesday in Memorial Park in downtown Sudbury.

The film is about Treaty 9, the 1905 agreement between First Nations in Northern Ontario and the Canadian government.

The film is the first by an Indigenous filmmaker to be selected to the Masters program at the Toronto International Film Festival, and is the 43rd film by Obomsawin for the National Film Board of Canada.

Obomsawin herself will be attending the event, and will give a speech at 8 p.m. The film screening starts at 9 p.m. Bring your seating and snacks.